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Hernandez declared winner in Honduras disputed election

Monday December 18th, 2017 09:08:20 AM
In an OAS-commissioned report released on Sunday, Georgetown University professor Irfan Nooruddin concluded: "On the basis of this analysis, I would reject the proposition that the National Party won the election legitimately." Honduran election law establishes a period of 10 days to file appeals ...

Pricey governor's race suggests where campaign finance reform needed

Monday December 18th, 2017 05:03:45 AM
The Election Law Enforcement Commission says last month's race for governor was the second most expensive in New Jersey history. That sounds shocking at first, but looking at the details, it makes sense and suggests a couple of beneficial campaign finance reforms. This was a race that was never ...

Kuwait: Mass Convictions for 2011 Protest

Monday December 18th, 2017 05:02:45 AM
In 2016, Kuwait amended the election law to bar all those convicted for “insulting” God, the prophets, or the emir from running for office or voting in elections. The law is likely to bar some opposition members of parliament from running for office or voting in future elections. The Cybercrime Law, which ...

Which type of state wide election blocks a state law from taking effect

Monday December 18th, 2017 04:19:50 AM
ELECTION LAW. Election day more election districts, taking effect after such election, and may determine the Aug 30, 1983 State of Louisiana. -elect. For example, many knowledgeable observers of American politics attribute the predominance of two major parties to the winner-take-all feature of the ...

BREAKING: Lisa Bloom May Have Violated Election Finance Laws

Monday December 18th, 2017 04:18:04 AM
Lisa Bloom's efforts to arrange undisclosed compensation during the 2016 presidential campaign for women accusing President Donald Trump of sexual harassment may raise a host of troubling legal ethics and election law worries for the California celebrity lawyer. Mark Fitzgibbons, president of ...

Election Commission withdraws notice to Rahul Gandhi over TV interviews

Monday December 18th, 2017 03:18:49 AM
The poll body had on December 13 issued the show cause notice to Rahul Gandhi for “prima facie” violating the provisions under the election law and the model code by giving interviews to TV channels. The order comes in the wake of controversies over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's FICCI meeting, ...

Election Commission to set up panel to suggest amendments in election law

Monday December 18th, 2017 01:53:24 AM
The committee will have members from the poll panel, the information and broadcasting, law and IT ministries, in addition to those from the NBA and PCI. ...

Did lawmakers accidentally opening the flood gates for political dark money in Wyoming?

Monday December 18th, 2017 01:52:30 AM
Other ads are exempt, even if they directly address a political issue in a way that might influence voters. “If I send out a flyer that says: 'Vote for Sen. Scott,' that's obviously an independent expenditure,” said Steve Klein, an election law attorney with the libertarian Wyoming Liberty Group. “If I send out a ...

Monday December 18th, 2017 12:32:20 AM

Asking Better Questions About Voter Identification Laws

Sunday December 17th, 2017 11:56:58 PM
What, then, may be better questions at this time? Election law scholar Richard Hasen has asserted repeatedlythat questions about administrative burdens like strict voter identification laws should focus not so much on turnout effects, nor exclusively on questions of discrimination, but rather on “the dignity ...

Election Commission Panel To Suggest Amendment To Campaigning Laws

Sunday December 17th, 2017 11:26:15 PM
The EC, in a press statement, had also said that it had asked TV channels to "forthwith stop" airing interviews of Rahul as they violated the election law and directed the Gujarat poll authorities to lodge FIR against anyone for infringement of legal provisions. Counting of votes for the Gujarat election will ...

EC withdraws show-cause notice to Rahul Gandhi over TV interviews

Sunday December 17th, 2017 11:03:45 PM
The poll body had on December 13 issued the show cause notice to Rahul Gandhi for "prima facie" violating the provisions under the election law and the model code by giving interviews to TV channels. The poll body has also made a decision to set up a committee to draw new guidelines on the ...

EC to set up panel to suggest amendments in election law

Sunday December 17th, 2017 10:15:21 PM
EC to set up panel to suggest amendments in election law.

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Election Commission Panel To Suggest Amendment To Campaigning Laws

Sunday December 17th, 2017 09:12:42 PM
New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday decided to set up a panel to suggest amendments to a provision in the election law barring campaigning 48 hours ahead of polling, following complaints that it has failed to keep pace with information technology. In an order issued on Sunday night, ...

Jean Turner named to NIHD Board of Directors

Sunday December 17th, 2017 08:15:00 PM
With Turner's appointment, the NIHD board is once again whole with five members following the October resignation of Phil Hartz. Under current election law, Turner's appointment will last until the November 2018 election. At that time, there will be an election for the Zone 2 seat and the winner will serve ...

Did Lisa Bloom Break Campaign Reform Regs Arranging Pay for Trump Accusers?

Sunday December 17th, 2017 07:41:15 PM
Lisa Bloom's efforts to arrange undisclosed compensation during the 2016 presidential campaign for women accusing President Donald Trump of sexual harassment may raise a host of troubling legal ethics and election law worries for the California celebrity lawyer. Mark Fitzgibbons, president of ...

EC withdraws show cause notice to Rahul over TV interviews

Sunday December 17th, 2017 07:30:00 PM
The poll body also made a decision to set up a panel to suggest amendments to a provision in the election law barring campaigning 48 hours ahead of polling, following complaints that it has failed to keep pace with information technology. Section 126 of the Act provides for prohibition of public meetings ...

EC to set up panel to suggest amendments in election law in view of latest

Sunday December 17th, 2017 06:44:00 PM
The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday decided to set up a panel to suggest amendments to a provision in the election law barring campaigning 48 hours ahead of polling, following.

EC to set up panel to suggest amendments in election law

Sunday December 17th, 2017 06:28:34 PM
EC to set up panel to suggest amendments in election law. December 17, 2017. EC to set up panel to suggest amendments in election law thumbnail. NEW DELHI: Conceding that Section 126 of the Representation of the People Act ( R P Act), which bars campaigning and display of election matter ...